I'm super-dee-duper excited about my upcoming Spring 2014 releases from Sylvan Dell Publishing!
I loved illustrating both of these, I know you are going to love them too!
First, there's Sea Slime: It's Eeuwy, Gooey and Under the Sea written by Dr. Ellen Prager.
And slightly different, but equaly wonderful is....
The Shape Family Babies written by Kristin Haas.
For Sea Slime I returned to the Monterey Bay Aquarium to do research of their slimy ocean occupants. Here I am behind the scenes holding a squid:
Can you guess which squid photo I used for the flapjacket??
My research for The Shape Family Babies didn't take me as far from home - I asked my son, perfect score on SATs Mathman Ryan for clarification. I surely don't want to embarrass him (well, not tooo much....) but his brain is abundant with all sorts of advanced mathematical information and just good old general trivia.
Here's my flapjacket photo for The Shape Family Babies:
Coming Soon!! Coloring pages for both books!